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only from fios. you, 7:00 a.m. on this saturday, february 4. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," one person is dead after a violent collision on broad street. drinking and speeding may have caused the crash. emotional vigil hundreds gather to remember a corrections officer who was killed in a prison siege. president trump's first executive order blocked. we have the details of the fight between a and the white house. outside we go to chris sowers with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, glad you're out there. >> reporter: i got to tell you i
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liked it better inside, gray, oh, my goodness, take a look at the windchill numbers. this is the coldest we've been in terms of what it feels like out here. 7 below in allentown. 11 in trenton, 12 in philadelphia. it will continue to be blustery even though actual air temperatures climb into the mid to upper 30s with the wind it feels no better than the mid 20s. 3:00 p.m., 25 in reading. 26 in philadelphia. 27 in millville. only 13 degrees up there in the poconos, if you're heading north to do a little skiing today, definitely bundle up. 37 degrees as we head into sunday afternoon. that is your windchill values. the numbers will improve for the second half of the weekend. for today it will be blustery and cold. good news as you saw on the satellite shot not a cloud in the sky, this will be a nice
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looking day. beautiful start to the weekend. lots of sunshine, 1:00 p.m., temperature, 33. #3:00 p.m., 35. forecasting a high of 36 degrees. the weather is dry today and tomorrow and monday, we're tracking a sizable storm tuesday and wednesday of next week. it will be rain, temperatures climb into the 60s by wednesday. when i come back i'll have the details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> look forward to the update, thank you so much. time, 7:02, the white house is preparing to fight for president trump's controversial immigration ban after a federal judge in washington state halted it nationwide. the executive order that he signed last week suspended immigration from seven muslim majority countries for 90 days and throws the u.s. refugee program for 120 days and indefinitely halted syrian
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refugees from entering the u.s. the state's attorney general said he requested the order because of the impact the ban was having on people in his state. >> we're a nation of laws, i don't care if it is president obama or president trump if you violate the constitution and harms my constituents and people in my state i'm not going to put up with it, i'm going to hold you accountable that's the power of the law. >> the white house said quote at the earliest possible time, the department of justice intends to file an emergency stay of order an defend the executive order of the president which we believe is lawful and appropriate. iran is facing new sanctions after it fired a ballistic missile. the white house ordered economic sanctions against two dozen people and companies that collect ballistic material for
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iran. vice president mike pence will be in philadelphia later today, he will address the city's chapter of the federalist society at historic congress hall on independence mall. the vice president is expected to discuss the role of the courts in a america. and president trump's choice for the supreme court federal judge neilsuch. it will be closed to the public, but streamed live at 6abc.com at noon. a person is dead after a headon crash in north philadelphia a ford explorer going at a high rate of speed plowed into a hondia, a passenger in the ford suv died after being flown on -- thrown on the road.
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the driver is in critical condition and is expected to be charged with driving under the influence. a man was shot on 5500 block of mass that you street. police are searching for the shooter. he is being treated at einstein. the delaware corrections officer held hostage and killed on the job has been called a hero. authorities say the actions of lieutenant steven floyd saved lives. last night a community honored the late husband and father and grandfather. "action news" reporter, jeff chirico was right there. >> reporter: it was an emotional night for hundreds gathered in the bitter cold to remember steven floyd, the 47-year-old grandfather hailed a hero for saving officers lives. >> he only thought about other
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people before himself. >> beyond. >> reporter: floyd's grieving widow and children were among those at the candle light vigil at smyrna municipal park, so too, was one of the hostages officers injured in the uprising. in]. >> reporter: officials say floyd warned other staffers to flee the building after he shfallen into the in-- after he had fallen into inmates' trap. >> for those who knew floyd, his sacrifice isn't surprising. >> he was a gentle giant. like the song we closed the program with, the hero, it fits him to the t. >> what i heard what he had done, how he saved more lives, that's how he was, sacrifice his
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on life for other officers. >> reporter: flags are at half staff across delaware in honor of lieutenant floyd. the outpouring of support,rised saying delaware may be a small state, but it has a big heart. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> the search continues for a man who stole an suv in south philadelphia with a toddler inside. that suv was taken at 8th and mckeen streets. it happened thursday night. surveillance video shows the suspect carrying the 19-month-old girl in her car seat. the man took the child out of the vehicle and dropped the child off several blocks away. thankfully, the child is okay, and been reunited with her mother, you see there. police are looking for the stolen black toyota rav iv with pennsylvania tags,312.
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court ruled that the salvation army ignored warnings that the building undergoing demolition could collapse. contractors were convicted in criminal court, both are in prison, but found only 1% responsible in civil cutter -- court. their loved ones want a new trial. he. >> was following the order of the architect. he is devastated. >> the owner of the building undergoing demolition and hired the contractor. a new report has unveiled a cheating scandal at the pennsylvania state police academy. the state inspector general said there's evidence of at least 6 instructors who provided test
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answers to cadets. troopers for the cadets for more senior classes provided answer. state police leaders say they are waiting on approval to institute a software program that would create unique tests for cadet classes. we have heartbreaking story on a young boy who is receiving much needed care while his parents are stuck in iraq. >> it gives new meaning to the term senior, we'll introduce you to local seniors hitting the books well into their golden years. >> reporter: windchills around 10 degrees, don't worry this cold snap doesn't last long, by tomorrow we start warming up. details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast.
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stuck in iraq, a stranger is caring for a child who is waiting facial reconstruction. they named the child, trump after trump and because american medicine offers them some hopefully' but just weeks ago, their visa's revoked saying the u.s. government feared they would come to america and stay. the travel ban took effect. attorneys seeking a travel waiver for the child's operation that happens tomorrow. that i can a look at this, this adorable toddler has been named the cutest atlanta falcon's fan. he is 17 months old. he was born form of dwarfism. why his parents say he he loves the falcons.
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the picture went viral. his family won't be in houston for the big game, but they will be watching the game at home and why he will be wearing the jersey. you want atlanta to win? >> reporter: i kind of feel that brady starts sharing the super bowls. but you can never go against belichick. let's go outside, as we look live on sky6 live hd the platt bridge. it's a nice morning. we have sunshine to start out. we'll see the sun all day long. it will be a nice start to the weekend. it will be chilly out there, but we'll see sunshine which we have not seen much of over the last couple of months. it's chilly in philadelphia, with a dewpoint of 3.
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if you're heading out doors don't start licking your lips, cruel get chapped lips. the pressure is rising. winds out of the west northwest at 9 miles per hour. the sun sets 35:44. 25 days from now, we gain a half-hour. march 12, the sun sets at 7:05. we'll get more daylight over the next 30 to 450 -- 45 days. we're gaining sunlight. 22 in philadelphia. mailville, 22. poconos, 9 degrees. feels like 7 below in the poconos bundle up if you're heading north to do skiing. dover, feels like 11. millville, 12. philadelphia, 12. atlantic city about 19. future tracker showing the windchills are sticking around
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all day long. even though this is a nice looking day, temperatures are getting above freezing, with the winds it will feel like the mid 20s. tomorrow, this eases the winds slacken and the temperatures moderate. it will feel better. today is chilly. tomorrow the mid 20s are replaced by the low 40s. satellite and radar we have lake-effect snow steamers coming off lake erie and on ontario. 800 inches for red field, new york. we have only seen 6 inches. we're in the middle of a snow drought. the western pattern west to east over the lower 48 there's a guarantee we'll not see snow in the foreseeable future. that's mild pacific air racing across the lower 48 keeping the cold air bottled up in canada.
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reading, 34, allentown, 33. cape may, 38. mostly sunny skies, windchills stuck in the mid 20s. overnight tonight we'll seal the clouds increase, not a cold night, allentown, 20. big warmup on the way, blustery and cold today, sunny 36. clouds and limited sun, 47 degrees. monday, nice looking day, sunny, 46 well above seasonal averages. tuesday, here comes the system, cloudy an damp, occasional rain, 52. wednesday, look at the high, 60 degrees, thursday and friday, blustery and colder, 36 and 34. that cold shot doesn't last very long. >> you'll get rain, not your
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snow. 7:16. the idea of being a senior in college takes on a new meaning as older adults are heading back to school. tamala edwards checks out this trend in the art of aging. >> reporter: john hill is a pulmonary administrator, but he is a student at la salle getting his mba. >> it was the right time. >> reporter: like many over the age of students his goal is career advancement. >> after i graduate with my mba i'm hoping to tie everything together all the course work and make me a better manager. >> reporter: interim dean of la salle school of business, said the campus has become a mix of young and old. >> it brings richness and depth into our conversation. >> reporter: la salle is actively working to encourage the trend for older adults
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looking to advance their career abbey those enjoying life long learning. >> we have all sort of programs offered on campus that are not just for credit. we guest speakers often. >> reporter: many colleges offer counseling to older adults. >> you can learn from the youth and the youth can learn from you. >> reporter: after 31 years working in the medical profession, going back to school was not just beneficial, but necessary. >> classroom stimulated my mind, i like to learn, i need to be challenged. i like to be competitive. >> reporter: tamala edwards channel 6 "action news."
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us, 7:20 is the time saturday morning, 22 degrees out there, as we take this live picture, courtesy of sky6 live hd overlooking camden there. meteorologist chris sowers said the sun will not warm you up at all, it's going to be a cold day. history has a new home in burlington county, the underground railroad museum will hold it's opening at smith field park in east camden. you can check out the artifacts that date back to the early 1800s that show the history of slavery. a ribbon cutting will be held at 1:30 p.m. >> reporter: it's the final weekend for 2017 auto show at the pennsylvania convention center. check out the latest vehicles and classics out there. today you can catch up with former light weight champ eddie alvarez. the auto is open today from 9 until 8 and tomorrow 9:00 a.m.
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system, a familiar trend all season long. we'll get an area of low pressure out of the rockies. it develops quickly. the winds whip with this, it cuts toward the northwest just like that. this is all milder air, by wednesday we could reach 60 degrees in the philadelphia area. in order to get the snow track, it looks like, you get a low like that and it drops down keeping us in the cold sector or you get a storm in the gulf and rides up the eastern seaboard, keeping us in the cold sector. we have not seen that, we've seen great lakes cutters and mild air and rain. >> the nfl will announce it's 2017 hall of fame class tonight. terrell owens and brian dawkins.
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ducis diewtionz has -- ducis rogers has more. >> reporter: matt ryan has approven himself this season with gody numbers. >> this is what you dream about as a kid is playing in a game, playing in this game and you know winning this game, that's, that where your thoughts are when you're in your backyard and ten years old and playing with your brothers, that's where it was for me. >> eagles quarterback carson wentz has been in houston all week for super bowl week being this close physically to the super bowl has made him want it even more. >> it's making me that much hungrier from being here, watch the playoffs from my couch, i
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don't want to be here, i want to be playing. it's fun to be here and experience this, i don't want to be here in this capacity. >> michael vick has decided to retire. although 32 nfl teams likely made that decision for him. he last played for the steelers in 2015. he is the nfl's all time leading rusher among quarterbacks. the flyers had the night off, this afternoon they host the kings. they were back on the practice ice yesterday morning him they hold the final wild card spot in the eastern conference. the second game is important in the home stand. >> these are crucial games, we had good stuff last night against the canadians, we want to continue that against the kings come tomorrow afternoon. >> reporter: sixers in miami tonight, that's a look at sports, i'm ducis rogers, you
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have yourself a trick weekend. the time now, 7:28 a celebration of the chinese new year took place in chinatown last night. several hundred people attended this dinner held at the ocean city restaurant. "action news" president and general manager bernie prazenica was there along with several members of the "action news" family. the event was hosted by the philadelphia chinatown development corporation. this by the way is the year of the rooster.
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>> deadly accident, two people are killed when their car crashes overnight and forces authorities to shut down a montgomery county road. president trump vows to fight for his executive order after a judge blocks his week old travel ban as vice president mike pence makes a trip to philadelphia. a fire destroys several homes in the city's logan section. outside we go to meteorologist chris sowers, chris cold, how long will the cold stick around? >> reporter: only a day or so, gray, we warm up nicely for the second half of the weekend. it's blustery and bitter out here this morning. these are actual air temperatures north and west of philadelphia. let's start at the top and work down to the bottom. 9 in the poconos. 19 in martins creek, 17 in quakertown.
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17 in pottstown. 19 for saint davids, center city, 22. even south jersey and delaware are putting up some pretty cold numbers, glassboro, 20 degrees. gandys beach 18. same number for vineland. smyrna, 22 in villas, cape may area, 22 degrees. windchills make it feel worse, 7 below in the poconos, 9 in philadelphia, 12 in beach haven. you get the idea you need to bundle up, layers, glove scarf and hat. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, nothing going on, mostly sunny skies expected today. should be a nice looking day, it's been almost a full months since we've had a full day of sun. you should enjoy that today. sunny and cold, high of 36. windchills, though, again, making it feel like the teens early on and only mid 20s during the afternoon hours. so one of the colder days we've seen in quite sometime.
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gray as i mentioned it will not last long, mid to upper 40s tomorrow, some areas could hit 06 by the middle of next week. i'll talk about in the seven day. the time 7:32. president trump president contrl travel ban has been blocked by a federal judge. the president trump signed the executive order one week barring travelers from seven muslim majority counties from entering the u.s. the white house is gearing up to fight the ruling. it marks a major set back for the president who completed his second week in office. this comes always tensions mount between the u.s. and iran. >> reporter: president trump at the end of his second week in office is slapping iran with a fresh set of sanctions warning iran after they tested a
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ballistic missile. >> today 25 entities that provide support to iran's ballistic missile program. >> reporter: iran admitted they tested a missile test. this action shuns individuals and companies from doing business in the u.s.s. or with americans -- in the u.s. or with americans. a federal judge in washington state halts the executive order on the travel barn across the country. >> the concludes that the entry of the above described tro is necessary and the state's motion is granted. >> the judge's decision effective immediately, effectually now, puts a halt to president trump's unconstitutional and ununlawful executive order. >> reporter: trump in the overnight office signing more executive orders on finance regulation.
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but his white house senior counselor kellyanne conway is being criticized for this viral claim. >> it's brand new information to people that president obama had a 6 month ban on the iraqi program after two iraqis came to the county and radical sized and master mind behind the bowling green massacre. >> reporter: that massacre or any kind of terror attack did not happen in bowling green. the fbi did capture two iraqi refugees in that town buying weapons for attack on u.s. soldiers. kellyanne conway said she misspoke. trump's nominee for army secretary has withdrawn his name from consideration for that post. the military times reported vincent viola made the move because he could not separate himself from his business ties. he is the founder of several
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companies. vice president mike pence will be in philadelphia today. he is expected to discuss the role of the courts during that visit. the vice president will address the city's chapter of federalist society on congress hall on independence mall. he will discuss president trump's choice for supreme court judge neil gorsuch. new this morning two people are dead and a third person was injured in a crash in west pottsgrove, montgomery county. the vehicle involved in this went down an embankment 422 eastbound. the road is back open. police k-9 searched for a gunman in voorhees, new jersey. a man in his 20s was shot in the chest. it happened around 11:00 p.m.
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the victim was taken to cooper university hospital in critical condition. police have not made any arrests. at this point there is no motive. take a look at this, frightening scene hear, the winds complicated things for firefighter who already had a tough job in philadelphia's logan section last night. "action news" reporter, dann cuellar was there as crews worked to get a serious row home fire under control. >> reporter: chopper 6 hd was over the scene in the 4900 block of north carlisle bearing witness to what firefighters were seeing on the ground. >> companies arrived and as it was described to me, fire everywhere. >> reporter: high winds played a role in the intense fire. from the air, chopper 6 hd captured bright flashes of light as electrical wires and transformers blew. it was a wall of fire sending 100 firefighters in to do battle. >> the fire in a wind driven situation like that, once it gets out of the buildings of
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origin, can spread to adjacent occupancies that's what we had here. >> reporter: the commissioner said one occupant had to jump from a second floor window. four row homes were consumed leaving an undetermined amount of people homeless, including david brown. >> i'm sick to my stomach, imight seem normal, it's hitting me, because at the end of the day, everything i had was in there, number of nothing. >> reporter: while the cause has not been determined, residents say the fire started in an abandoned row home occupied by a squatter. he has too much going on in a abandoned house, i don't know if it is crack house, i don't know what's doing in the house. it's abandoned and he was squatting and he caused me my house whatever he had going on in there. >> reporter: the fire marshal's office is investigate, it was a busy day for firefighters
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battling 6 or 7 fires this day along. meantime, red cross is on the scene assisting the occupants of the rose homes consumed in the fire. dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." >> this morning the community continues to grieve, many people came together to remember the delaware corrections officer killed on the job. a large crowd gathered at smyrna municipal part people held candles and blue balloons to show support for the family. yesterday, steven floyd junior received his father's medal of valour. the investigation into the day long siege continues. we have information about the repairs to the turnpike connector bridge that carries i-27 of over the delaware river bridge between bristol and burlington. it will be april before the
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bridge is open to traffic. a fracture in a main support beam on the pennsylvania side has crews working around the clock. temporary supports are being rerecollected, -- erected, but a permanent fix will take 8 weeks. a judge rules in favor of a jersey girl who was blocked from playing on the boy's basketball team. the family sued after the school shut down the girl's team. expulsion for sydney and her senior have her back at school, but no word on the basketball team. a family is reeling from their son's death from a heroin
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overdose. a feline may have used up one of its nine lives after being stranded on power poles for three days. it's cold outside, it will be cold all day, meteorologist chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back. only thing you can only find in new york state. ♪ you can find it all, only in new york. new york. it's all here. it's only here. plan your winter getaway at iloveny.com
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happens in vegas stays in vegas, unless you're a cat stranded on the power pole. the own are contacted the news station which called the electric company. a dog scared the cat up the pole. glad the cat is okay. >> let's get you caught up on the forecast, it's cold out there waste of cold. >> reporter: it's going to be cold, it better snow. as a matter of fact let's get you outside, this will be a nice looking day, you see that blue, you will see that from start to finish, the whole day looks bright and sunny. it's been a long time since we've had one of these. i think you have to go back to the begin of january, since we had a day that looks this nice. temperatures will do no better than 35, 36 degrees later on. you get the idea at least we'll see sunshine. let's get over to the radars, i want to show you really quick.
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since we have not had much snow around here, i'll show you a place that has a lot of snow. syracuse, lake ontario. a place called red field, it's been snowing and snowing, go back to when the squalls pushed through. it's been snowing like that for nine straight days, take a wild guess, how much snow they have picked up now, over the last nine days, maybe a foot, two feet, how about this, 100 inches of snow in the past nine days in the red field, new york. that's more than 8 feet of snow. when they go to plow it, the snow is higher than the plow. they picked 268 inches of snow so far this season. in the philadelphia area we're in a snow drought. we have not seen anything, normally by now we should have
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picked up 12 inches of snow. we picked up 6. allentown close to 71 i do. i rounded this number up, 3 inches for snow. 1.4 in washington, d.c. harrisburg has not seen an inch of snow yet. this is an unfriendly weather pattern for the snow lovers. we have another big system heading this way next week. no snow as terms moderate. the windchills you see right now, it's cold, windchills are hovering above ten. it doesn't last long, it lasts a day, day and a half and it starts warming up. air temperatures will top out in the mid 30s. tomorrow afternoon, super bowl sunday look for clouds to start with increasing sunshine during the day, highs in the upper 40s, windchills making it feel like the low 40s, a bit better. satellite and radar showing salutely nothing, watch the --
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salute -- absolutely nothing, watch the clouds, west to east, that's mild pacific air racing across the country. mostly sunny and cold today, 36 degrees that will do it. windchills will make it feel like the mid 20s, lots of sunshine, start to finish. we'll reach 35, 36 around 3:00 p.m. overnight, 28 degrees for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, full day of sun, blustery and cold. clouds and sun, sunday, here come the mild temperatures, monday, 46. tuesday, 352. wednesday highs 60. thursday, looks cold, 36. friday, 34, we warm up again
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next week. >> you'll get your snow one day. okay, chris, thank you so much. your time folks, 7:47 i would like to remind you you can get the seven-day forecast and check storm tracker 6 live county of the day, 6abc.com/weather. love is in the air, with valentine's day ten days away, "fyi philly" is helping you prepare for the big day for someone special in your life. here's melissa magee and karen rogers with a preview. >> reporter: here's what's coming up on "fyi philly" it's our annual valentine's day special. consider us your go to guide for love. we'll have some ideas for creating a romantic nest. looking for a unique way to show your devotion? how about a. d selfie. a gift that combines chocolate and flowers and dinner and a
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>> glad you stayed with us, 7:50, 22 degrees, as we give yo. meteorologist chris sowers says prepare for the cold. it will stick around all day. guess what, next week we're talking 60s. epidemic of heroin controversy doses hit a new jersey family, they want to save others from their fate. >> reporter: andrew and stephanie's grief is palpable. last week their son died suddenly and his obituary doesn't sugar coat what happened. >> our son died from an overdose of heroin. he was 23 years old.
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>> reporter: was raised in hamilton counsel. he started using heroin again and overdosed last friday. the family could have written an obituary that glossed over his drug related death, but decided to do the opposite. >> people have to stop hiding this, this disease they need to stop pretending it doesn't exist. >> there's no shame you're not a bad parents because your son or child or daughter pass from a drug overdose. >> reporter: since he was a child, drew had a big heart and great sense of humor. they did everything they could to help him fight the addiction, but heroin won. >> it has a way of getting its claws, in you. >> reporter: the pain of his death is heartbreaking which is why stories like andrew should
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not be ignored. the only way to conquer the epidemic is to share the awareness. celebration of andrew's life is set for this afternoon. they will try to save other families from going through what they are going through now. in hamilton, nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." >> a ink will between sleep and will a labito in post menopausele women. women answered questions about sexual activity and sleep. they discovered those who got less than 6 hours of sleep reported less interested and less satisfied with sex. meteorologist chris sowers will take a final look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast and tell you about this unwanted cold stay with us, we're back after this.
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zoo in montana was given two banana cakes frosted with peanut butter. the 680 pounds ozzie, entered the snowy enclosure and knocked over the table and took the pate treaties cake. he picked 3 out of 4 super bowl winners. >> reporter: it's hard to pick against the patriots, give me a good super bowl, i don't want to see a blowout.
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>> reporter: let's get you outside and start out with the windchill factor. even though the temperatures get up in the upper 30s, the with the winds, pick out your time, bundle up it will feel like 25 degrees by 3:00 p.m. right now it feels like just a tad above ten. cold. okay, chris, the time 7:56 we're just a few minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america." here's dan harris with the preview. >> reporter: coming up on "g.m.a." a federal judge steps in temporarily blocking president donald trump immigration order. the president's response and how this impacts foreign nationals attempting to enter america. the historic louvre museum in paris opens after a failed terror attack. where the suspect came from and how he got to paris. one day from super bowl 51.
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the new england patriots and atlanta falcons square off, roger goodell had interesting questions from fans before the game. he had an interesting surprise from one fan coming up on "g.m.a." see you soon. >> we'll be back at 9:00. cheerleaders file a multimillion dollar lawsuit against the nfl you'll hear what the league is doing with their wages. if you're painting on a budget, you can get that professional look, we'll tell you how you can do it yourself. now for meteorologist chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm gray hall, make it a great day.
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good morning, america. breaking overnight, order halted. a federal judge blocks the enforcement of president trump's controversial immigration restriction. what it means for those in legal limbo with visas revoked and banned from entering the country. and one attorney general's warning to trump. >> it's his obligation as our president to honor it and i will make sure he does. >> the next move from the white house. new sanctions. president trump's tough stance against iran, targeting iran's ballistic missile program. >> they're not behaving. >> the pushback from tehran and is the possibility of military action still on the table? attack at the louvre. what we're learning now about the suspect shot by soldiers. terrified tourists at the famed museum sent into lockdown. this morning, a much dif

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